Another Colorado town is looking into charging a fee for paper or plastic bags, but this time it’s reaching beyond the grocery stores and wants to include every single business.
Fort Collins has bagged a proposal to impose a fee on disposable shopping bags.
There’s only one grocery store in the town of Carbondale that now has to abide by a ban on plastic shopping bags, and now it’s got a problem on its hands.
Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale, and Telluride have all either banned plastic bags or are charging fees for them. Boulder is getting ready to take a final vote on their bag fee on Thursday.
The Roaring Fork Valley is leading the way on addressing plastic bags in grocery stores, and what they are doing might appear on a ballot near you soon.
Carbondale town trustees have approved a ban on plastic shopping bags at local grocery stores.
A Basalt resident is gathering signatures to try to overturn a town ordinance imposing a 20-cent fee on paper and plastic grocery bags.
The Aspen City Council has voted to ban plastic bags from its two grocery stores and place a 20-cent fee on paper bags.
Aspen leaders were scheduled Tuesday evening to vote on a proposal that would ban grocery stores from using plastic bags.
Aspen City Council members have changed their minds and are considering a ban on plastic bags instead of charging a fee.